Sri Lanka leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga has moved up one slot to a career-best second place in the ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings after grabbing two wickets in the first match of their series against India being played in Colombo.
Wanindu Hasaranga is the new No.2 bowler on the @MRFWorldwide ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings 🎉
— ICC (@ICC) July 28, 2021
India seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Player of the Match in that match for his haul of four for 22, has jumped up four slots to 16 in the latest weekly update to the men’s rankings, which also includes performances in the three-match T20I series between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh and the last two matches of the Ireland versus South Africa T20I series.
India leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal (up 10 places to 21), Zimbabwe fast bowler Blessing Muzarabani (up 37 places to 31), and Sri Lanka fast bowler Dushmantha Chameera (up five places to 37) are among the others to move up the rankings for bowlers.
In batting side, India skipper Shikhar Dhawan has jumped five slots after contributing a 36-ball 46 in the 38-run victory and is now joint-29 along with South Africa opener Reeza Hendricks, who moved up three places scoring 69 runs in the last match of the series, won 3-0 by them.
Also others batters who advance in the batsmen’s list include South Africa’s David Miller (up nine places to 33), India’s Suryakumar Yadav (up 25 places to 42) and Zimbabwe’s Wesley Madhevere (up 59 places to 70).